ProTrials Named Finalist In 5th Annual Stevie Awards For Women In Business

October 16, 2008

ProTrials Research, Inc., today announced that it has been selected as a finalist for the 5th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

ProTrials Named Finalist In 5th Annual Stevie Awards
For Women In Business
 
Selection recognizes ProTrials client services and female leadership

Mountain View, CA – October 16, 2008 – ProTrials Research, Inc.TM, a leader in the clinical research organization industry, today announced that it has been selected as a finalist for the 5th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business. The company is a finalist in the Best Overall Company of the Year-Service Businesses-up to 100 Employees category.
 
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, and the companies they run – worldwide. The Stevies have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards with its prestigious American Business Awards being called “the business world’s own Oscars” (New York Post, April 27, 2005).
 
“We are thrilled our peers selected ProTrials out of the 1,200 nominations in 50 categories worldwide,” said ProTrials CEO, Jodi Andrews. “It’s rewarding to be recognized for the outstanding services we provide our clients along with how we’ve paved the way for women in pharmaceutical research and development.”
 
ProTrials is owned and operated by two women-Jodi Andrews and Inger Arum. It recently made the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing private companies in the United States and ranked seventh on the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal’s list of the area’s Top 50 Women-Owned Businesses for 2008. This year, it attained certification by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, an elite group of women-owned and operated businesses.

“Being named a finalist in The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is an important achievement,” said Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards.  “The nomination means independent business executives have agreed ProTrials is worthy of recognition.  We congratulate all of the finalists on their achievement and wish them well in the competition.”
 
Business professionals worldwide selected finalists during preliminary judging. Members of the Awards' Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and their staffs will select Stevie Award winners from among the finalists during final judging. Winners will be announced during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York City on Friday, November 14.
 
More details about The Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of finalists in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/women <http://www.stevieawards.com/women> .  
 
About ProTrials Research, Inc.
Founded in 1996, ProTrials Research, Inc. is a specialized contract research organization (CRO) with regional clinical research associates and project managers based throughout North America, Canada, and Europe.  The company works with clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries, providing cost-effective site monitoring, project management and associated clinical operations services. ProTrials is headquartered in Mountain View, California. For more information, visit www.protrials.com <http://www.protrials.com/>  or call (650) 864-9180.

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